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Film director Jonathan Heap looks to call it a wrap in the Hollywood Hills

Film director Jonathan Heap looks to call it a wrap in the Hollywood Hills
Director-producer Jonathan Heap has put his longtime home in the Hollywood Hills on the market at $2.995 million. (Adrian Van Anz)

Film director and producer Jonathan Heap is gearing up for a closing act in the Hollywood Hills, listing his home of more than two decades for sale at $2.995 million.

Set on a half-acre of grounds, the Midcentury-vibe two-story makes the most of its location in the Hills with walls of windows that take in sweeping city to ocean views. Built in 1959, the house has a two-story entry, a polished galley-style kitchen, two bedrooms and 2.5 bathrooms.

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The living/family area, which has a wall fireplace, doubles as a screening room. Another fireplace lies in the master bedroom.

Sliding glass doors open to an expansive covered patio that spans the length of the home. Brickwork surrounds the swimming pool.

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Heap is known for his Academy Award-nominated short film “12:01 PM” (1990) and the subsequent full-length feature, “12:01,” which he produced. Among his other credits are the Donald Sutherland and Amy Irving-led film “Benefit of the Doubt” (1993) and “The Unwilling” (1996).

He is currently working on a modern-day, horror-inspired interpretation of the Faust story, a German legend based on Johann Georg Faust.

Heap bought the house 21 years ago for $655,000. Gussman Czako Estates’ Paul Czako, who represented the filmmaker in his original purchase, has been recast as the listing agent.

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